We’ll hear about online programs at the UAS School of Management with Assistant Professors Julie Hamilton and Charla Brown, and Community Outreach Coordinator Katy Jordan;
We’ll talk with Steve Vick and Nene Wolf about a new non-profit organization attempting to provide dog sledding opportunities to people experiencing disabilities, Noble Paws;
We’ll talk with US Fish and Wildlife Service polar bear expert Eric Rogehr; he and Kim Titus of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game kick off the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center’s Fireside Lecture with a presentation about Polar Bears in the Chukchi Sea tonight at 6:30, repeating at 8 p.m.;
and, Arlitia Jones and Amy O’Neill Houck will tell us about the poetry reading at 2 p.m. Sunday at the downtown library; Amy’s arranged for Arlitia to join Emily Wahl and Ernestine Hayes in the presentation.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
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- A senior on the Soldotna High School hockey team was suspended from play over the weekend after posting racist comments on social media. The player was a team captain but did not participate in games in Anchorage over the weekend.
- The Fairbanks mayor's office says a former city police chief did have a conflict of interest that barred him from the job.
- Eleven states with GOP governors expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Now those governors want to make sure the expansion isn't unwound if the ACA is repealed.